William Baker > Chambers of Richard Atkins QC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Atkins QC
St Philips Chambers
55 TEMPLE ROW
BIRMINGHAM
B2 5LS
England
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Position

William specialises in the law relating to children. He acts for parents, children through their guardians, and local authorities in public and private law cases in both the High Court and County Courts. William has particular expertise in care and adoption proceedings. He acts for parents, children through their guardians, and local authorities in public law proceedings in the High Court and the County Court. He is regularly instructed on cases with complex issues at final or fact finding hearings such as sexual abuse, neglect and disputed medical evidence. William acts for parents and children through their Guardian Ad Litem in private law cases in the County Court and High Court. He is experienced in the most demanding residence and contact disputes at final hearings and fact finding hearings, including such issues as sexual abuse, violence, removal from the jurisdiction and child abduction. William is experienced in cases dealing with mental health issues, including cases involving the use of the Inherent Jurisdiction of the High Court.

Career

Called 1992, Inner Temple.

Memberships

Association of lawyers for Children; Family law Association; British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering.

Education

Inns of Court School of Law (LLB Hons).